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Fungus weevil by melvynyeo Fungus weevil by melvynyeo
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Anthribidae is a family of beetles also known as fungus weevils. The antennae are not elbowed, may occasionally be longer than the body and thread-like, and can be the longest of any members of Curculionoidea. As in the Nemonychidae, the labrum appears as a separate segment to the clypeus, and the maxillary palps are long and projecting.

Most anthribids feed upon fungi or decaying plant matter, and the larvae feed within dead wood. Some species of Choraginae feed upon seeds, while unusually, Anthribus feeds upon soft scales.
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huxli Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
when it poped on the creen i think i took a shit XD its terrifing
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Raciepie Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Stunning photography, you have amazing talent! And you must be very patient to get shots like this!
The eyes amaze me :D
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sexydawn119 Featured By Owner May 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
such a weird shaped head
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Magic-diamond Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Hi!
This photo is featured in :iconmacros-of-insects: journal: [link] :bug: Thank you for your submission!
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melvynyeo Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2013
Thank you!! :)
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Magic-diamond Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
You're very welcome!
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s-kmp Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2013
:w00t: This lovely piece has been featured here in the Tiny-Worlds Feature 2 at :icontiny-worlds-photo:

Please Fave/comment on the feature and take some time to Fave/comment on the wonderful work of our other members
(hopefully they will do the same for you) :w00t:
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melvynyeo Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2013
Thank you! :)
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s-kmp Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2013
My pleasure :)
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catelee2u Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Excellent!
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